Sometimes it's fun to do things off the cuff, so to speak, all spontaneous like. Take a tour of the international tastes found in Honolulu with a foodie adventure this weekend. Prepare something new, taste something different, and wash it all down with some delicious Sake.
Eat, Pray, and Learn to Cook...
Indian Home Cooking
THURSDAY, JULY 30
Craving Indian Cuisine? Learn the exotic finishes of Indian spices and start cooking with Indian flair. CHAI Studio owner Amerjit Ghag is offering a practicum on how to make three flavors of chutney: Bombay coconut, fresh dhania chutney and roasted green mango. You’ll also learn to make naan flatbread to pair with your chutney.
$65 per ticket, 6 to 8 p.m., Cookspace, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 2360,
Tel: 695-2205, cookspacehawaii.com
Swarma up to some Middle East treats...
Eat The Street: Middle East
FRIDAY, JULY 31
With a new home in Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park the food truck cavalcade known as Eat The Street is celebrating Middle Eastern tastes with 32 vendors hawking falafel, hummus, and other Middle Eastern delights.
Free admission 4 to 9 p.m.,102 Ohe St.,
Joy of Sake Honolulu Festival
FRIDAY, JULY 31
391 premium sakes will be featured at the largest Sake fest outside of Japan. Paired appetizers from 20 local chefs will compliment the sake with an appearance from the reigning Miss Sake. Pay $50 more for an early access ticket to beat the long lines. And there will be long lines.
$95 per person general admission, $105 at the door, $145 early access, Hawai‘i Convention Center, 1801 Kalākaua Ave.,
Tel: 943-3500, joyofsake.com
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